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  1. Contraband haul

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Customs officials inspect $8.1 million worth of smuggled goods seized in Hong Kong waters. The goods are believed to be the work of a cross-border syndicate in Guangdong and co-operation with mainland officials is being sought to track down those involved. The consignment, including printing machines, electric motors, films and film processing chemicals, was seized after ...

  2. Take Out

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A deliveryman is threatened by the loan sharks who smuggled him to New York. The film illuminates the plight of illegal immigrants. In English and Putonghua with English subtitles. Part of the Asia Society's A Taste of Asia film series. Today and Sat, 7.30pm, Agnes b. CINEMA!, Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, $40-$80 HK Ticketing or Asia Society. Inquiries: 2103 9508/2 or go ...

  3. Six held after boat with VCDs intercepted

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Customs officers arrested six mainlanders and seized HK$12.7 million worth of smuggled VCDs after intercepting a mainland-bound fishing boat near the sea boundary off Magazine Island late on Wednesday night. The 529 cartons of video compact discs, including music videos and television dramas, were hidden in secret compartments, customs spokesman Carl Lam Chi-keung ...

  4. Mi ultimo adios

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for a country he felt was being trodden underfoot by intruders from abroad. Smuggled out of prison by his family, the poem was first published in Hong Kong the following year before being translated ...

  5. Glammed up gals gush over gowns in Fab Four's big screen outing

    Posted Jun 11th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... smuggling in containers filled with cosmos and cupcakes. One of the largest was organised by motivational speaker Pia Muggerud (third from left, with girlfriends Dana Urmonas, Jennifer Halley ...

  6. Grave Imports

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... in the company, he embarks on a dangerous trail of smuggled antiquities that takes him from Hong Kong to the mainland, Thailand and Cambodia. Stone has obviously done his research, inserting factoids ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Smuggled animal fur worth HK$37 million seized Customs officers seized smuggled animal fur worth HK$37 million- the largest amount ever found in one operation in Hong Kong. The goods, that included 86,950 pieces of marten fur and 1,590 pieces of fox fur, were in two containers covered by cowhide on a trading vessel. Officers had watched the containers being loaded onto a vessel ...

  8. Award winner to star in ICAC TV crime series

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... of ICAC officers who are pursuing a syndicate leader employing corrupt policeman to sell foreign passports illegally. Other episodes in the series will delve into mobile-phone smuggling ...

  9. The long road home

    Posted Jan 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Lau Kit-wai The best comedies are often tragedies at heart. They affirm the sad truth that there is no such thing as a perfect life- even in the movies. The migrant worker (brilliantly played by Zhao Benshan) in mainland director Zhang Yang's comedy Getting Home leads a miserable life. Desperately poor and far from home, he tries to smuggle the corpse of his friend home ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Nail bar blues

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... are the victims of a form of human trafficking. Many come from poverty-stricken rural areas and are smuggled overseas after being put in the hands of trafficking gangs by their own families to give them ... of the country's human smuggling industry. Here, powerful gangs load migrants onto boats to China for the first leg of the 10,000-kilometre journey to Europe. Before being put in the hands of traffickers, ...




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